Russia has twice cut off gas to Ukraine in the midst of a price dispute. The two companies are expected to sign the five-year agreement before the end of the year. – An operator agreement between Ukraine`s new transmission system operator, GTSOU, and Russian producer Gazprom defining the technical rules and rules of the Interconnection Agreement BUCHAREST (ICIS) – Ukraine and Russia have signed a five-year transit agreement for minimum guaranteed quantities from 2020, Ukraine`s Naftogaz confirmed on Monday evening. These agreements are the culmination of important rounds of negotiations in recent weeks, during which Gazprom committed to pay a US$2.9 billion debt to Naftogaz as part of the Stockholm transit arbitration in February 2018. Naftogaz confirmed receipt of the silver on December 27, 2019. .